It comes as no surprise to anyone that free-to-play games will be a part of the current console generation and play an even stronger part in the next generation.
And fail just as fast
Guild Wars is a free per month game...and that game did great. On consoles I expect Guild Wars 2 to do well (There's a console dev team for GW2). Free Realms is pretty successful and I got that on my PS3 too. I haven't tried the Japanese ones yet, but I will soon
1 game out of 100 doesnt mean a thing. Most of these fail. Because people dont buy
@Stealth2k Then explain why WoW and other major mmos are starting to adopting this method?
In 2006, Wizet revealed they earned over US$ 300 million from Maplestory -souce; wikipedia game is still being played like crazy in 2011 what do you think they are at now...2 blillion maybe?? how much did alan wake make>??? lol...ohh...i found it..... Alan Wake debuted at #2 on the charts in the United Kingdom. NPD Group stated sales for the first two weeks reached 145,000 units. According to a report, Alan Wake is the second most pirated Xbox 360 game of 2010, with more than 1.1 million downloads -source-wikipedia guess they already have free to play games on xbox360 ;)
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